(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — Tuesday, Aug. 9 was the Erie Community Foundation’s 12th annual Erie Gives Day.

The number of nonprofits that participated in Erie Gives Day as well as the amount raised has increased each year since it’s start.

This year, the total given by donors broke another record at over $7.9 million; over 11,000 donors made donations to the nonprofits this year. Last year, just over $7 million was raised by more than 10,000 donors.

The top money recipient this year was the YMCA of Corry, which took in $354,716. The top donor recipient was the Erie City Mission which saw 1,086 donors.

Top 5 money recipients:

  • YMCA of Corry
  • Foundation for Free Enterprise Education
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania
  • Erie City Mission
  • Erie Philharmonic

Top 5 donor recipients:

  • Erie City Mission
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania
  • ANNA Shelter
  • Erie Humane Society
  • Erie Zoological Society

Click here to view the final results from Erie Gives Day 2022.